Holidays in France

Selection of Decanter wine glasses

Win tickets for Decanter’s wine tasting event

Wine enthusiasts can be in with the chance of winning tickets to a great wine event in London this November

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Why children love to train travel to the Alps

It’s not just adults who get excited about a train trip to to the Alps, as Daniel Elkan discovers

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The wonderful Christmas market in Strasbourg

French Christmas markets: Part One

Soak up the seasonal atmosphere with a Christmas trip to France. Carolyn Boyd and Zoë McIntyre pick six of the best destinations.

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Win a VIP weekend at The France Show 2015

Enter our competition to be in with a chance of winning a VIP weekend in London

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Beautiful Annecy © Fotolia

A Francophile’s guide to...Cheltenham

In our new series, we explore Britain’s French connections

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Shoppers explore the market stalls in Colmar

French Christmas markets: Part Two

Soak up the seasonal atmosphere with a Christmas trip to France. Carolyn Boyd and Zoë McIntyre pick six of the best destinations

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An art installation in place for Paris's Nuit Blanche, © Amélie Dupont

What’s on in October

We give the lowdown on what to do this month in France

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One student prepares a traditional Tarte tatin

Three of the best French cookery schools

Brush up on your culinary savoir-faire with one of these residential French cookery schools

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Skiers at the summit of Grand Mont in Areches-Beaufort

Skiing without the crowds in France

If you want to ski without the crowds, try these smaller locations that the French have kept to themselves, says Judy Armstrong

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The young Brigitte Bardot

Brigitte Bardot turns 80

As Brigitte Bardot celebrates her 80th birthday, we take a look back at the exclusive interview she gave France Magazine’s Paul Lamarra in 2010.

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The French frigate Hermione moored in the port of Rochefort

French frigate Hermione sails to America

The replica of a French ship that fought in the American War of Independence is retracing the original voyage

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Harbour and marina of Monte Carlo, Monaco, © iStockphoto

My France interview: Paula Radcliffe

World record-holding long distance runner Paula Radcliffe studied French at university and moved to Monaco in 1995. She tells Carolyn Boyd what she loves about living in the principality and her training trips to the Pyrénées.

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The cemetery at Delville Wood

Scars of the 
 Somme

On the centenary of the outbreak of World War I, Paul Lamarra tours the Picardy countryside where one of the bloodiest battles was fought

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A bowl of juicy blackcurrants, © Fotolia

Bon Appétit: Black nectar

Get a taste for Cassis as Victoria Trott visits an artisan producer in the liqueur’s Burgundy heartland

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The gardens of Château du Lude

Loir in the limelight

The River Loire attracts huge crowds, but its quieter neighbour to the north has charms of its own, as Paul Bloomfield discovers on a cycling tour of Sarthe

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